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Jan. 30, 2020

Fuels management flight validates mission readiness through fuel receipt test

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Royal Air Force Mildenhall website —The 100th Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels management flight verified alternative fuel receipt capabilities Jan. 27, 2020, at RAF Mildenhall, England.

Jan. 17, 2020

100th MXS: Aircraft structural maintenance maintains readiness

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Royal Air Force Mildenhall website — The Airmen of the 100th Maintenance Squadron’s aircraft structural maintenance shop preserve and extend the life of components for all Team Mildenhall airframes.

May 16, 2019

Team Mildenhall, 48th Fighter Wing don’t cry over spilled gas

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Royal Air Force Mildenhall website — Airmen from RAF Mildenhall and RAF Lakenheath participated in a fuel spill exercise at RAF Mildenhall, England, May 15, 2019. The exercise replicated a fuel spill and tested Airmen’s reaction to an event that could halt the base’s aerial refueling mission.

May 13, 2019

Bolt inspection tool wins Team Mildenhall innovation award

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Royal Air Force Mildenhall website — Tech. Sgt. Steven Iziguerra, 100th Maintenance Squadron NCO-in-charge of the Non-Destructive Inspections Section, won the Team Mildenhall Innovation of the Quarter Award for the first quarter of 2019. As part of the NDI team, Iziguerra and his Airmen inspect aircraft parts to ensure they are anatomically sound, free of cracks and defects.

Oct. 23, 2018

100th LRS Fuels Facilities support flying mission

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Royal Air Force Mildenhall website — People far and wide have seen fighter jets zipping in the skies, most recently F-18 Hornets, F-22 Raptors, and F-15 Eagles. Impressive as these aircraft may be, getting off the ground to perform training and real world missions wouldn’t be possible without RAF Mildenhall’s critical air refueling “bridge,” that allows aircraft, whether it be U.S. military or NATO allies, to deploy at a moment’s notice.

Aug. 17, 2018

Aircraft parts store: No one flies without supplies

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Royal Air Force Mildenhall website — The 100th Logistics Readiness Squadron is one of the largest squadrons at RAF Mildenhall, and is the beating heart that keeps the Bloody Hundredth’s mission going.

July 11, 2018

Mildenhall maintenance innovation slashes order time by 98 percent

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Royal Air Force Mildenhall website — Imagine shopping online for an item that must arrive quickly and realizing the order process will take 90 days. Ninety long days to place the order in the cart, hit ‘pay,’ and wait for the package to arrive.

April 11, 2018

Keeping our wheels rolling

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Royal Air Force Mildenhall website — They are the Airmen that keep the Wing’s vehicles running. The Airmen of vehicle maintenance are some of the most mechanically inclined individuals on base. Vehicle maintenance performs scheduled and unscheduled maintenance on vehicles of all shapes and sizes.

March 27, 2018

POL: fueling the mission

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Kunsan Air Base website — Early every Friday morning the, 100th Logistics Readiness Squadron petroleum, oil and lubricant flight gather around their leadership. Whether day shift or night shift, they stand together and recite the Airman’s Creed, line by line, phrase by phrase, emphasizing what it means to be an Airman and strive to maintain the highest standards every day.

March 13, 2018

RAF Mildenhall supports AFRICOM

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Royal Air Force Mildenhall website — The 100th Logistics Readiness Squadron deployment and distribution flight here, put together a cargo deployment function to send to Camp Lemonier, Djibouti, March 10, 2018. The CDF was comprised of almost 10,000 pounds of equipment to aid in continuing support of U.S. Africa Command.